16-18-2.9. Qualifications of supervising lawyer--Professional responsibility. A supervising lawyer under whose supervision a legal intern or extern does any of the things permitted by §§ 16-18-2.4 to 16-18-2.7, inclusive, shall be a lawyer authorized to practice law in this state, and:
(1) Shall be approved by the dean of the school of law of the University of South Dakota or by the director of the externship program of the school of law; and such approval by the dean or the director may be general, may have time, scope, or case limitations, or may be on an ad hoc case by case basis; all such as the dean or the director shall from time to time determine. The approval may be modified or withdrawn by the dean or the director at any time without notice or hearing and without any showing of cause. Such approval shall be in writing except that at the option of the dean or the director the approval may be oral for all matters relating to the externship program.
(2) Shall assume personal professional responsibility for the conduct of the legal intern or extern.Source:
Supreme Court Order No. 3, 1969; Supreme Court Rule 75-4, § 8; SL 2011, ch 257 (Supreme Court Rule 11-14), eff. July 1, 2011.
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